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This week we are focusing on the subject of capacity. Today's challenge is to develop the children's understanding of vocabulary used to describe capacity, full, half full, half empty, empty. It is a practical challenge!

The children have to find containers around the house and use water demonstrate their understanding of full, half full, half empty and empty. Discuss the terms half full and half empty as the same amount of water.


Extension Activity

Which container has the largest capacity?


1 Star Challenge: Largest capacity of 2 containers


2 Star Challenge: Largest capacity of 3 containers.


3 Star Challenge: Largest capacity of 5 containers.


Watch a video of Mr Wilkes demonstrating how to complete the activity.